# MATH

HENRY, ANDY AND JOE SHARED SOME SWEETS IN THE RATIO 15:12:9 RESPECTIVELY. HENRY HAD 6 MORE SWEETS THAN ANDY. IF ANDY GAVE 9 SWEETS TO JOE, HOW MANY SWEETS WOULD JOE HAVE?

1. 👍
2. 👎
3. 👁
1. (a+6)/a = 15/12
12(a+6) = 15a
12a+72 = 15a
3a = 72
a = 24

a/j = 12/9, so
24/j = 12/9
j = 18

So, if Andy gave Joe 9, he'd have 27

1. 👍
2. 👎

## Similar Questions

1. ### english

1. What about Thoreau’s night in jail made him angry? (1 point) The fact that his stay in prison was too short to make a point. The interference with his protest. The uncomfortable accommodations. 2. Why do the playwrights refer

2. ### social studies

Why did conflict arise between Henry II and Thomas Becket? A. Henry refused to appoint Becket as archbishop of England. B. Henry resisted the Norman invasion of England. C. Becket refused to recognize Henry as king. D. Becket

3. ### English 9

When considering why Henry was irritated with his mother in the red badge of courage which reading strategy would be the most effective? A. Make a connection between yourself and Henry. B. Visualize Henry in an argument with his

4. ### world history

What were the outcomes of King Henry VIII breaking away from Rome and forming the Church of England? (Select all that apply.) King Henry VIII ordered that Catholic monasteries be seized and their lands sold or given to supportive

1. ### World History

What was King Henry VIII’s outward motivation for breaking away from the Roman Catholic Church and instituting the Church of England? a,King Henry VIII disapproved of the outcomes of the Council of Trent and decided to form the

2. ### physics

1. Henry gets into an elevator on the 50th floor of a building and it begins moving at t = 2s. The figure shows the his apparent weight over the next 10 s. a. Is the elevator’s initial direction up or down? Explain clearly how

3. ### History

What were the outcomes of King Henry VIII breaking away from Rome and forming the Church of England? (Select all that apply.) King Henry VII had the bible translated and ruled that all men and women of England must read it King

4. ### English

1. What about Thoreauï¿½s night in jail made him angry? (1 point) The fact that his stay in prison was too short to make a point. *The interference with his protest. The uncomfortable accommodations. 2. Why do the playwrights

1. ### Help by today

Henry had some jackfruits. He gave 50% of his jackfruits to Iris. Iris then gave half of her mangoes to Henry. Henry sold 11 jackfruits and Iris sold 126 mangoes. In the end, the ratio of the jackfruits to mangoes for Henry and

2. ### History

Patrick Henry made this statement in his speech at the Virginia Ratifying Convention. Quotation taken from a 1788 speech by Patrick Henry at the Virginia Ratifying Convention. It says, Have we the means of resisting disciplined

3. ### Math

Esmeralda told her teacher she was reading a book about King Henry XLI. Justin, Esmeralda’s classmate, said he had heard about King Henry VIII and asked about how many kings named Henry there were from King Henry VIII to King

4. ### Pls assist thk

Daniel bought some sweets. He gave 1/2 of the sweets to his brother and 1/3 of the remainder to his sister. He then shared the rest of the sweets with 3 of his friends. If each of his friends received 8 sweets, how many sweets did